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CBS
Nov 11, 2012 9:00am EST
breath. you're just being one of the people. that's really important to us. >> reporter: later on sunday morning, singing and eating with the zac brown band. >> osgood: sally field is an academy award winning actress twice over. she wasn't about to pass up the chance to portray one of the most troubled and troublingpe first ladies in american history. this morning she talks with our mo rocca. >> i'm not going to let that happen. i don't care if it kills me. >> reporter: sale field specializes in playing the struggling every woman. >> madam president, if you please. >> reporter: and landing her latest role as mary todd lincoln was one heck of a struggle. >> i said i can't let you walk away. mary belongs to me. i am mary. i won't let you walk away. >> reporter: ahead on sunday morning, the always winning sally field. >> osgood: sometimes an amazing feat can only be accomplished with amazing feet. bill geist is watching and rooting from the side lines. >> reporter: for some, running at 26.2-mile marathon is not enough. they need the added challenge of juggling at the same time. they'
CBS
Nov 11, 2012 10:30am EST
to simpson-expwoalz we'll get this behind us. >> schieffer: senator, thank you so much. and now we're going to get the other side of this picture. and joining us now, one of the architects of the president's victory, his senior campaign adviser, david axelrod, who is out in chicago. mr. axelrod, thank you so much for joining us. let me just start, on friday, the president said he was open to compromise, but he said he would not accept any approach to deficit reduction, that does not ask the wealth tow pay more taxes. speaker boehner, the republican speaker of the house, has already said that's a nonstarter. aren't we right back where we were last year? >> well, i don't think so, bob, for a am could you have reasons. first of all, i think the speaker also said he wasn't going to get into details about what he would or wouldn't accept. he didn't want to foreclose discussions, and that was a positive sign. his rhetoric has been encouraging. and i think we have also had an intervening election, and in fact the position of the president articulated friday was the position that he's articul
CBS
Nov 11, 2012 6:00pm EST
ended. now law enforcement officials stress to us that kelley is in no trouble at all. in fact no one is roicly to face any criminal charges here. the fbi investigation in the end found only a personal affair and no concerns about national security. jses bob orr, thank you. after 52 days away members of congress get back to work on tuesday to the exact same place they left, the edge of a fiscal cliff. unless action is taken by january 1st, the bush era tax cuts expire and across-the-board spending cuts automatically take place. the total cost 1.2 trillion in spending cuts over a decade. the congressional budget ofce says that contraction would lead the unemployment rate to rise to 9.1%. on face the nation today lindsey graham said while republican was not support raising taxes, they would consider other ways of raising revenue as part of a comprehensive plan. >> failure is not an option for the country when it comes to fiscal cliff. >> jeff: house speaker john boehner held a conference call with his members telling them compromise was needed. obama senior advisor david axelrod called boe
CBS
Nov 11, 2012 6:30am EST
moves forward. tonight, in this election you, the american people, reminded us that while our road has been hard, while our journey has been long, we have picked ourselves up. we have fought our way back, and we know, in our hearts, that for the united states of america, the best is yet to come. whether you held an obama sign or a romney sign, you made your voice heard and you made a difference. >>> the tally. president obama 50%. 58 millian votes. mitt romney, 48%. 56 million votes. so much for the popular vote. the electoral vote. 270 needed to win. president obama 303, governor romney 206. still unassigned, 29, florida is conducting a recount. >>> was this election a mandate, a landslide, a rout, a speaker, a marginal win, what was it? >> it is a significant victory by the president of the united states by more than 2 million votes, john. i don't believe it is a mandate. >> why isn't a mandate if it is such a big win? >> a mandate for what? a mandate to work together, certainly the entire country wants that. but the real fire bell in the night on this election is for the republican
CBS
Nov 11, 2012 8:00am EST
gordon adams who served in the clinton white house. guys, welcome back, and thanks for joining us. mackenzie, let's start with you, we have the sam problems, occasion of characters, president obama in the debate was adamant that sequestration wouldn't happen. can he strike a deal this time? and having seriously committed themselves to stymying the agenda, the day after being elected the nice time. is the republican leadership going to play ball with him this time? >> there's no doubt the president is in the driver's seat, and he hold the cards and leverage, and conservatives don't have much from which they can negotiate. i don't know if the speaker of the house has the vote to give the president what he wants, which is tax increases on high income earners, but they will have to take the vote to show one way or the other. i think there is some sort of patchy deal put together at the last minute. i think house republicans can work with the president. but on other issues going forward, if the white house shows leadership, they've been disengaged on this issue until now, so it will be
CBS
Nov 10, 2012 11:00pm EST
11:00, >> hello, i'm bruce johnson. thanks for joining us this saturday. tonight more than a quarter million homes and businesses still without power in new york and new jersey. it's nearing two weeks since that super storm hit there. about 300 people protested outside of long island power authority office today. they're demanding more help. this weekend emergency crews are battling fires that started by generators and stockpiled gasoline. erica ferrari reports tonight, hundreds of volunteers boarded buses today to help out in the hard hit areas. >> reporter: possessions that once filled the homes on long beach island are now piled up outside on the street. >> it's just so sad to look at it all. >> reporter: this coastal new jersey community took a direct hit from sandy. saturday almost two weeks after the storm, many people got their first look at the damage. >> this is not my boat. >> reporter: john boil found a boat in his backyard. his 7-year-old vacation home filled with four feet of water. >> it's been through a few storms but this is absolutely the worst. >> reporter:
CBS
Nov 11, 2012 1:35am EST
lost a lot of their stuff and their homes right next to the beach. they had a dance and some of us didn't make it through the dance and we're here to give them what they need. >> reporter: volunteers are working to distribute those essentials like blankets, water and diapers. all of these supplies have been donated. but some say help came too late. >> this has only been maybe a week and a half of, you know, fresh water, but for the first 5 or 6 days, no one was there. >> reporter: frustration is especially high on long island. where some of the 130,000 still without power are demanding answers from the long island power authority. >> it's like going on and on and on. end it. the power company says it hopes to have electricity restored by late tuesday. erica ferrari for cbs news for rockaway, new york. >> it's worth reporting, that new york utility says some long island residents won't get power until early next week. >>> new revelations tonight in the sudden resignation of cis director. he stepped down yesterday amid an fbi probe on harassing e- mails. the washington post reports s
CBS
Nov 11, 2012 6:30pm EST
sacrifice. hello everybody, i'm bruce johnson. thanks for joining us. at arlington national ceremony, president barack obama paid tribute to the nation service members on this veteran's day. the president laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknown, intended to show every service member. and he urged americans to welcome back soldiers who are returning home. >> over the next few years more than a million service members will transition back into civilian life. they will take off their uniforms and take on a new and lasting role. they will be veterans. as they come home, it falls to us. they are fellow citizens, to be there for them. >> the president also noted that this is the first veteran's day in a decade with no american troops fighting in iraq. >>> the vietnam veteran's memorial continues to be one of the areas most visited sight. today is no exception as surae chinn talks to those who gathered at the wall. >> i see them twice a year for memorial day and veteran's day. >> the walk moves people none like no other. antonio biaz has come to honor his fallen comrade. >> for all those w
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